Andrew Melius, 37
Jan. 19, 1980 — Sept. 9, 2017

Andrew Melius, 37 Andrew “Andy” Melius, 37, of Theresa, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017. The son of Kenneth and Barbara (Dhein) Melius, he was born Jan. 19, 1980. He graduated from Slinger High School with high honors. He later went on to pursue a degree in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, where he graduated with honors.

Andy had a passion for and a knowledge of all sports. He enjoyed cheering for the San Francisco 49ers, Atlanta Braves, and L.A. Lakers. He had a passion for watching his nephew and niece participate in all of their sporting activities.

Andy will be especially remembered for his heart of gold, quick wit, and sarcastic sense of humor that was shared with those who knew him. His unique laugh was contagious and will be missed by all.

Survivors include his parents, Kenneth and Barbara; sister, Jody (Randy) Strupp; nephew, Tyler; niece, Olivia; grandmother, Marion Sage; and grandfather, Miles Melius. He is further survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Andy was preceded in death by his grandparents, June Melius, Glenn Dhein and Charles (Chuck) Sage.

Family and friends are invited to attend our casual day of remembrance Saturday, Sept. 16, at the Theresa Town Hall (N8679 Highway P, Theresa, WI 53091 — the corner of Highway 175 and Highway P). Family will greet friends and relatives from 2-5 p.m., with a social gathering to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorials to the family are appreciated.

The family would like to thank the first responders and medical staff at St. Joseph’s ER for their compassionate efforts.

The Phillip Funeral Home of West Bend is assisting the family: or 262-338-2050.